17 April 2012 9:04 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Like the filmmaking equivalent of Buckaroo, Gerard Butler is apparently cramming as many acting jobs on to his schedule as he possibly can. He’s already got a few likely gigs stewing away, but is now in talks to star in yet another film, with director Breck Eisner courting him for Manhunt. The thriller, written by Iron Man team Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, sees an FBI team scouring the North Carolina wilderness in search of one James Tollan, a domestic terrorist with a handy line in survivalist technique and no qualms about killing anyone who gets in his way.Though the FBI bods recruit a local bear hunter to reluctantly help with the search, Tollan soon gets the better of them, turning the quest into a cat-and-mouse game of survival.Deadline doesn’t make it clear whether Butler is lining up to play Tollan or the bear hunter, but »


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